22 Jul '11, 1pm

Is it better to remodel green, or get the most use out of what you've already got? #remodeling

Is it better to remodel green, or get the most use out of what you've already got? #remodeling

A friend of mine recently asked a green question. She moved into an unfinished home and was very excited about using green materials. We started to talk about insulation. There is already exposed fiberglass insulation in her new home. She wants to replace it with recycled denim insulation , which is what I have in part of my home. As we talked about the pros and cons of green insulation, she then asked if it was truly greener to replace what one already has?

Full article: http://blog.sustainablog.org/green-remodeling/

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